SOUL SEARCHING BUYING TREND 2020/21
On this summer’s journey of self-discovery consumers seek liberation from life’s problems. In a world of negativity and uncertainty we choose to escape to find beauty and contentment. Wellbeing retreats and temples provide inspiration for relaxed lifestyles and décor as people look to improve their emotional, physical, and spiritual health. In the search for greater meaning, understanding and freedom we transform our homes and outdoor spaces into personal retreats, where we can nurture ourselves and cultivate happiness.
Here is a selection of the exciting products that fit this trend…
Trend forecaster, Scarlet Opus, has prepared this video focusing on the key consumer buying trend for 2020/21, Soul Searching.
The team at Scarlet Opus, the independent trend forecaster, had selected the ‘Recommended on Trend Products’ – these are the ‘must buys’ because they have the best ‘fit’ at the show for the 2021 design trends.
The Typhoon World Foods range introduces specialist cook and serveware for those who love to cook or serve dishes from all over the globe. Whether you are hosting an Indian dinner party, serving up an Italian feast or enjoying a quick sushi snack this range covers all you need to present a beautifully authentic dinner setting to fit any cuisine. The range features three different shades of grey - green, blue and light grey.Visit Brand page
Auteur has a passion for innovative, design-led products with a purpose that not only do their bit to help the environment but that also turn heads wherever you go. Limited edition Infuse Botanic Print Collection. Available in 11 different prints.Visit Brand page
Bo has a beautiful design with plenty of capacity and is space-efficient to fit closely to the wall or in a corner. The slim, adjustable legs add a retro touch. Additional features: Soft touch open and close system Extra-large inner bucket - large enough for a busy family home Easy to clean Adjustable legs with non-slip feet - protect the floor and keep the bin steady Easy to move around with sturdy grips.Visit Brand page
The Aladdin Chill Thermavac 0.55L water bottle keeps water cold for hours (9hrs) so you stay hydrated throughout the day without single-use plastics. This stylish stainless steel bottle has a soft silicone fingerloop for easy carrying and features a leakproof lid, with a smooth drinking spout that has a wide mouth opening for easy filling and cleaning. The perfect colourful companion to stay hydrated all day.Visit Brand page
A modern tableware collection inspired by Monsoon’s fashion archive and influenced by the intricate patterns of traditional wood block printing and global travel. The delicate pattern brings together a rich palette of deep teal green, rich amber and warm metallics on a soft cream china body. Teamed with complementary placemats, coasters and etched glass, it suits every dining occasion and is perfect for sharing meals.Visit Brand page
The 2 slice NewGen toaster available in a selection of finishes* is Dualit's most compact toaster. It offers all the styling and functionality you would expect from a Dualit toaster, along with the additional features of a defrost setting for frozen bread and the option to toast buns and bagels. The selector control allows you to heat either one or both slots.Visit Brand page
Futuristically styled bullet beverage jugs manufactured to an exciting high specification. The jug has a glass lining for great thermal efficiency and incorporates a tough, scratch resistant chrome plated, or copper plated mirror finish. The simple to use lever mechanism makes it suitable for self service. Easy pour lever Keeps drinks hot or cold for 10-12 hours Size: 1 litreVisit Brand page
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For this edition of the Premier Collection range, we have chosen Mexican Bocote wood timber to form the handles, paired with high specification Sandvik 14C28N® martensitic blade steel, secured with stunning copper & brass mosaic rivets. The boldly - figured grain of the Mexican Bocote tree lends itself perfectly to the striking blade shapes we have carefully designed. To enhance the hand feel & to improve durability & water resistance, the wood has been “stabilised” by replacing almost all the moisture in the raw timber with resin under a high vacuum. You will notice that each pair of handle scales has been kept together during all stages of production for a perfectly matched contiguous grain. Breaking with tradition, the Swedish chromium stainless steel we have selected for this knife promises unrivalled corrosion resistance & thanks to our expertise in hardening, excellent edge retention. Each raw blade blank is individually heat treated & cryogenically soaked to achieve a typical hardness of Rockwell C 60. This is not your average knife. It’s at this stage that the blade is symmetrically taper ground. Precision & consistency is achieved thanks to our suite of computer aided grinding machines. The final cutting edge is ground & polished by hand ensuring unparalleled sharpness from heel to tip. Limited edition Reassuringly, production of this edition of the Premier Collection range is strictly limited to 2,000 units & thus each piece has been individually numbered. Every knife is unique, made like no other.Visit Brand page
From the organic-inspired Drift collection, this melamine side plate is an ideal choice for al fresco dining. Take meal times to the outdoors, away from the hustle and bustle to a secluded spot with this picnic plate for overdue gatherings and low-key celebrations. Made of melamine, the plate is a lightweight and durable design that makes it effortless to take with you. A tropical textile pattern of a rainforest canopy decorates this hand-moulded plate, complementing the Drift style of natural-inspired prints for relaxed and casual dining.Visit Brand page
Winter Palm Double Oven Glove. This oven glove with two pocket design ensures maximum protection from heat and steam while transferring dishes form the oven.Visit Website
Spice Kitchen specialises in lovingly producing small-batch, freshly ground spice blends and tea blends. They source the freshest raw spices from around the world, and then hand-blend, hand-roast and hand-grind them to authentic recipes.Visit Brand pages